(Abyssinia Field Force) 1868 mourning cover to a Colonel Macintire/ Commanding Royal Artillery/ Bangalore, endorsed Via Bombay and franked India Four Annas cancelled by F.F. in bars, reverse with fine Filed Force Post Office Abyssinia, hexagonal Bombay transit and Bangalore, small tear in backflap, a scarce cover.
1910 registered cover to Colmbier, Switzerland franked 1907 surcharges ½pi. on ½g. Red vertical [air, 1pi. on 1g. Blue and 2pi on 2g brown tied Addis Adaba Postes cds, framed ‘R’ registration handstamp with manuscript number alongside, arrival backstamp. The Addis cancel showing inverted reversed year slug.
Ethiopia 1936 airmail cover to Vienna, the plane though caught fire and it crashed at Benghazi, Libya. The mail was partly recovered and a two-line cachet applied, 'Ricuperata Incendio/ drovolante I-RODI', Italian Office sealing tape applied at top, arrival backstamps. Stamps washed off and some slight faults as to be expected.